Architecture

Activator is structured in three functional layers:

  • User interface layer
  • Application layer

User interface layer

Users access the Activator server from Windows, Macintosh, Linux machines running a variety of browsers.

Tip   Best support is provided through Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Application layer

Application layer Java requirement

Axway Activator relies on a Java TM SE Runtime Environment, version 8. The Activator installer automatically provides this Java environment version for Activator.

Application layer third-party software

Various functionality in Activator is provided using licensed (open source) third-party libraries. For each Activator release, Axway publishes a detailed list of used third-party libraries.

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